Africa today at a glance

A framed image of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela, the revered icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a towering figure of 20th century politics, died on December 5 aged 95. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

Nelson Mandela remembered

South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to speak in Cape Town at the official launch of a year of events marking the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth as the country is gripped by political deadlock over the fate of President Jacob Zuma.

Africa ministers meet

Turkey-Africa ministerial conference in Istanbul to review progress in the Turkey-Africa partnership.

Curfew in Cameroon

Authorities impose a week-long night curfew in the tense English-speaking Northwest Cameroon, citing an “imminent attack” by secessionists “with support of mercenaries” from the Niger Delta in nearby Nigeria.

Hunger in Cape Verde

UN says about 140,000 people in Cape Verde are at risk of severe hunger.

Uganda refugees probe

Speculation mounts about the future of the UN refugee boss in Uganda in the wake of the the ongoing probe into the refugee operations in the country.

Strike in Chad

Indefinite strike in Chad as officials protest against austerity measures imposed by the government.

Protests in Niger

Civil groups in Niger march in Niamey in protest over a series of new finance laws.

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